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State: South Australia, Denomination: Roman Catholic


Adelaide, SA - St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral

Adelaide, SA - St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral

Year Built: 1851

Address: 33 Wakefield Street, , Adelaide South Australia, 5000

Built progressively, from the laying of the original foundation in 1851 to the completion of the bell-tower in 1996, this cathedral is considered a major Australian work of the Gothic Revival style. It is linked with a number of designers and builders, including the eminent English architects Charles Francis Hansom and Peter Paul Pugin.…

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Adelaide, SA - St Patrick's Catholic

Adelaide, SA - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1912

Address: 261 Grote Street, , Adelaide South Australia, 5000

After the original church, that was located in West Terrace became too small it was decided to build a new one in Grote St. St Patrick’s Church was the principal place of Catholic worship in Adelaide until St Francis Xavier Cathedral opened on Wakefield Street in 1858. Alterations to the simple stone building of St Patrick’s Church…

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Auburn, SA - Our Lady of Peace Catholic

Auburn, SA - Our Lady of Peace Catholic

Year Built: 1866

Address: Elder Street, , Auburn South Australia, 5451

A former Wesleyan church this Gothic Revival church was built in 1866 by Joseph Meller and Scott. Constructed from Auburn bluestone it has symbolic pillars capped with open bible design, stone cuts with fine lines. The building was later used as a Sunday School when the Wesleyans and Methodists merged until it was sold to the Catholic…

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Birdwood, SA - St Matthew's Catholic

Birdwood, SA - St Matthew's Catholic

Address: Shannon Street, , Birdwood South Australia, 2446

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Bordertown, SA - St Mary's Catholic

Bordertown, SA - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1969

Address: Victoria Parade, , Bordertown South Australia, 5268

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 February 1969 by the Archbishop of Adelaide the most Reverend J.W. Gleeson D.D.

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Bridgewater, SA - St Matthew's Catholic

Bridgewater, SA - St Matthew's Catholic

Year Built: 1966

Address: 1 Wembley Avenue, , Bridgewater South Australia, 5155

The Foundation stone was laid on 27 March 1966 by the most Reverend J.W. Gleeson C.M.G. Co Adjutor Archbishop of Adelaide.

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Brighton, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

Brighton, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1964

Address: Strathmore Terrace, , Brighton South Australia, 5048

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 November 1964 by the Right Reverend W.J. Russell V.G.

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Clare, SA - St Michael's Catholic

Clare, SA - St Michael's Catholic

Address: Victoria Road, , Clare South Australia, 5453

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Clarence Gardens, SA - St Anthony's of Padua Catholic

Clarence Gardens, SA - St Anthony's of Padua Catholic

Year Built: 1959

Address: Castle Street, , Clarence Gardens South Australia, 5039

The Foundation stone was laid on 3 May 1959 by the Most Reverend M. Beovich D.D. Phd.

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Colonel Light Gardens, SA - St Therese's Catholic

Colonel Light Gardens, SA - St Therese's Catholic

Year Built: 1962

Address: 3 Oxford Circus, , Colonel Light Gardens South Australia, 5041

The Foundation stone was laid on 26 August 1962 by the Most Reverend M Beovich D.D. PhD Archbishop of Adelaide.

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Croydon Park, SA - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Croydon Park, SA - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1959

Address: 286 Torrens Road, , Croydon Park South Australia, 5008

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 May 1959 by Mrs J.H. Stunell.

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Gawler, SA - St Peter and Paul Catholic

Gawler, SA - St Peter and Paul Catholic

Year Built: 1850

Address: 1 Parnell Square, , Gawler South Australia, 5118

The Gawler Catholic Mission began with the appointment of two English Cistercian Monks – Frs Norbert and Wolfrey, by Bishop of Adelaide, Doctor Murphy – and they arrived in Gawler in August 1848 from Tasmania. The church is built on the site of Gawler's first Roman Catholic church, built in 1850, which was South Australia's second…

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Gladstone, SA - St Peter's Catholic

Gladstone, SA - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1928

Address: 7 West Terrace, , Gladstone South Australia, 5473

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 April 1928 by Reverend A Killian D.D.

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Goodwood, SA - Church of the Cross Catholic

Goodwood, SA - Church of the Cross Catholic

Address: 33 Angus Street, , Goodwood South Australia, 5034

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Goolwa, SA - St John the Apostle Catholic

Goolwa, SA - St John the Apostle Catholic

Year Built: 1967

Address: Partridge Street, , Goolwa South Australia, 5214

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 November 1967 by Rev Thomas Horgan P.A.

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Kadina, SA - Sacred Heart Catholic

Kadina, SA - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1936

Address: 19 Goyder Street, , Kadina South Australia, 5554

The Church was built in 1936 to replace the earlier Church, now used as a hall. The Church is built from stone taken from the Mine Powerhouse and has the pews from the original church within its pseudo Gothic interior. The Foundation stone of this church was laid on 13 October 1936 by the Most Reverend Andrew Killian D.D. Archbishop of…

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Kapunda, SA - St Roses Catholic

Kapunda, SA - St Roses Catholic

Year Built: 1938

Address: Branson Crescent, , Kapunda South Australia, 5373

The Foundation stone was laid on 6 February 1938 by the Most Reverend Andrew Killian D.D. Archbishop of Adelaide. The Architect was Edmund Wright. The Church was rebuilt in 1938 to designs by Herbert Jory.

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Keith, SA - St James Catholic

Keith, SA - St James Catholic

Address: Ross Avenue, , Keith South Australia, 5267

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Kensignton Gardens, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

Kensignton Gardens, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 481 Magill Road, , Kensington Gardens South Australia, 5068

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Kingston SE, SA - St Therese Catholic

Kingston SE, SA - St Therese Catholic

Year Built: 1959

Address: McDonnell Street, , Kingston SE South Australia, 5275

The original Foundation stone was laid on 1 March 1959 by the very Reverend J.W. Gleeson D.D. The current Church was dedicated on 19 December 2009 by the most Reverend Phillip Wilson D.D. J.C.L. Archbishop of Adelaide.

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Lucindale, SA - St Dominic's Catholic

Lucindale, SA - St Dominic's Catholic

Address: Willow Avenue, , Lucindale South Australia, 5272

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Maitland, SA - St Bartholomew's Catholic

Maitland, SA - St Bartholomew's Catholic

Year Built: 1875

Address: 15 Walter Street, , Maitland South Australia, 5573

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 May 1875 and a dedication service followed on December 5 conducted by the Bishop of Adelaide to most Reverend C.A. Reynolds. In July 1884 the walls were plastered a porch, vestry and gallery added.

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Minlaton, SA - St Malachy's Catholic

Minlaton, SA - St Malachy's Catholic

Year Built: 1905

Address: Main Street, , Minlaton South Australia, 5575

The Church was built in 1905. The Foundation stone was laid on 15 October 1905.

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Moonta, SA - St Francis of Assisi Catholic

Moonta, SA - St Francis of Assisi Catholic

Year Built: 1869

Address: 1 Robert Street, , Moonta South Australia, 5558

A solid building, with limestone walls and iron roof. The foundation stone for this Church was laid by Bishop Shiel on 11 July 1869 and the Church was opened on 12 December 1869. It remains as built, except for the addition of a vestry to the front of the building.

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Morgan, SA - St Ursula's Catholic

Morgan, SA - St Ursula's Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: High Street, , Morgan South Australia, 5320

The Foundation stone was laid on 14 March 1926 by the Most Reverend Robert J. Spence D.D. Archbishop of Adelaide.

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Morphett Vale, SA - St Mary's help of Christians Catholic

Morphett Vale, SA - St Mary's help of Christians Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 3 Venning Street, , Morphett Vale South Australia, 5162

The first Roman Catholic Church erected in South Australia was St Mary's, Morphett Vale, on a site given by Mr A Anderson. It was dedicated by Bishop Murray on 8 December 1844. Built of local stone, the foundation stone was laid July 1845, opened 1846. Nave and chancel erected about twenty years later. The roof is now slate tiles, walls…

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Mt Barker, SA - Our Lady of Mercy Catholic

Mt Barker, SA - Our Lady of Mercy Catholic

Address: 7 Mann Street, , Mt Barker South Australia, 5251

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Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Redemmer Catholic

Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Redemmer Catholic

Year Built: 1910

Address: 2 Park Terrace, , Murray Bridge South Australia, 5254

The builder of the Church was Mr F. Fricker of Adelaide. The contract was signed on 15 July 1910 for a cost of 1230.00 not including furnishings. The Foundation stone was laid on 4 September 1910. Built form Murray Bridge freestone the nave was to be 25ft wide while its length was to be 45ft with seating for 250 people. Mr T Bartlett…

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Naracoorte, SA - St Thomas Aquinas Catholic

Naracoorte, SA - St Thomas Aquinas Catholic

Year Built: 1937

Address: Gordon Street, , Naracoorte South Australia, 5271

The Foundation stone was laid on 7 March 1937 by the Most Reverend Andrew Killian D.D. Archbishop of Adelaide. The architect was Herbert H Jory.

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Normanville, SA - St Peter's Catholic

Normanville, SA - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1858

Address: Willis Drive, , Normanville South Australia, 5204

Established in 1858. The Bishop of Adelaide, Bishop Murphy, in 1856 he and the other trustee priests Frs Ryan, Smyth and Fallon, purchased from Richard Connor, 'two acres more or less', being part of Section 1007, for £5 for the purposes of building a church. The church was dedicated on 1 January 1858 by Father Peter Hughes.

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North Adelaide, SA - St Lawrence's Catholic

North Adelaide, SA - St Lawrence's Catholic

Year Built: 1867

Address: 134 Buxton Street, , North Adelaide South Australia, 5006

The Church was erected between 1867 and 1868 The Foundation stone was laid on 10 March 1867 and dedicated on 10 January 1869 by Bishop Lawrence Shiel. Additions and including the Sanctuary and piped organ were blessed on 13 February 1910.

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Nuriootpa, SA - Our Lady of the Valley Catholic

Nuriootpa, SA - Our Lady of the Valley Catholic

Address: 28 Gawler Street, , Nuriootpa South Australia, 5355

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Port Adelaide, SA - St Mary's Catholic

Port Adelaide, SA - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1858

Address: Dale Street, , Port Adelaide South Australia, 5015

St Mary's Church was established in Dale Street, Port Adelaide,and this was the first of the Josephine Schools associated with Saint Mary MacKillop. The Church was officially opened on August 15th 1858, although the building had been used as a place of worship for some time beforehand. The Sisters of St Joseph set up a school in the…

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Riverton, SA - Catholic

Riverton, SA - Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: Corner Swindon & Masters Street, , Riverton South Australia, 5412

The Foundation stone was laid in December of 1920.

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Saddleworth, SA - St Stephen's Catholic

Saddleworth, SA - St Stephen's Catholic

Address: Barrier Highway, , Saddleworth South Australia, 5413

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Salisbury, SA - St Augustine's Catholic

Salisbury, SA - St Augustine's Catholic

Year Built: 1851

Address: 23 Commercial Road, , Salisbury South Australia, 5108

The foundation stone was laid in 1851. Within a year the architect Walter Hunter and the builder Peter Walsh had died. Due to many problems and the Victorian gold rush the church was not completed until 1857.

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Seacombe Gardens, SA - Holy Spirit Catholic

Seacombe Gardens, SA - Holy Spirit Catholic

Address: 29 Ramsay Avenue, , Seacombe Gardens South Australia, 5047

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Snowtown, SA - St Canice's Catholic

Snowtown, SA - St Canice's Catholic

Year Built: 1935

Address: Corner High Street West & Railway Parade, , Snowtown South Australia, 5520

The Foundation stone was laid on 11 August 1935 by the Most Reverend Andrew Killian D.D. Archbishop of Adelaide.

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Spalding, SA - St Augustine Catholic

Spalding, SA - St Augustine Catholic

Address: 26 Main Street, Spalding, South Australia, 5454

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Strathalbyn, SA - Church of the Good Shephers Catholic

Strathalbyn, SA - Church of the Good Shephers Catholic

Year Built: 1913

Address: Chapel Street, , Strathalbyn South Australia, 5255

A foundation stone was laid on 13 May 1913.

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